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So why has the "Left of the left" not capitalized on the decay of the PSOE as much as one would expect?

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by talos (mihalis at gmail dot com) on Sun Nov 20th, 2011 at 08:04:55 AM EST
Because PSOE voters have a tendency to sit out elections instead of voting something on the left. Recall that they are not left-wing people, they are PSOE voters. Tradition.

Plus some POSE voters are going directly to PP, so there is not a lot of votes to take for the left-wing parties.

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by kcurie on Sun Nov 20th, 2011 at 09:33:48 AM EST
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That tendency is not discouraged by the claims that they're the same, like PP=PSOE or PPSOE. After all if they're the same it may be good to have some alternance.

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by Antoni Jaume on Sun Nov 20th, 2011 at 02:06:00 PM EST
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